Chicago Schools Release New $5.05B Budget for Fiscal 2005

Shields, Yvette
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/12/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31946, p5
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Reports on the release of a $5.05 billion fiscal 2005 budget by the Chicago Public Schools. Announcement of the elimination of 1,600 positions by school officials; Efforts of the school system to achieve the maximum increase it's able to ask for under tax caps of 2.4 percent; Plan of the system to submit its annual application to capture a portion of the state's allocation under the federal qualified zone academy bond program.


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